National Geographic : 1913 Apr
Photo byHiram Bingham THE RUINS OP PIQUILLACTA: CUZCO VALLEY Not far from Tipon and below Oropesa are the ruins of a large city now known as Piquillacta. Itisreferred toinSquier's "Peru" on page 422, but he calls it Muyna. The walls of more than 100 houses are still standing, and yet practically nothing isknown except through casual oral tradition regarding the builders of this ancient city. It is only an hour's walk from the railroad anddeserves tobecarefully studied bya well-equipped archeological expedition.